Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard, April 4, 1889

Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard

April 04, 1889

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Freeborn County Standard, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1889, Albert Lea, Minnesota Enterprise VOL. XXXII. ALBERT LEA. MINN., APRIL 4, 1889. NO. 14. HUSIJNJOSi-i Henry A. Morgan. Walter J.Trask. MORGAN TRASK, LUTCKSSOKS 10 LOVKI.Y MOIKJAN, O Ofliui- in Cnlliiamhon IJros'nUiuk HEMAN BLACKMER, i AWYKK. LAND KOK SALE. ALHKIIT WM. C. McADAM, AWYKU. OKK1CK OVKU HEWITT'S I J iiore.AlhiTtLea E. C. STACV, 'ITOICNKY AT i.AW AND COI.LKCTIOM Otlici- ('lark ilreet. Albi-rt ____ _______ 0. A. STEVENSON, [JIIYSK'IAN AND SI'KCKO.N. nvcr Yi-ll'tw Front Drug Sturr, Albe DR. H. H. WILCOX, i JIIYSIC1AN AMI SUaUKO.N. i Lt-a, Minn. Ollict- in room-. oi-- by Dr. Jensen, cvi-r Spicer jfliseti's 'It UK slore. W. C. MERRILL, DKNTIST. OI'KICE OVKH .Sjiicer .It-iikou'? driiK More. Albert l.ea, Mlnii. APOLLO COMMANDERV. pllh STATED CONCLAVK.S OK Al'OLUJ 1 Ciimmaudery will be hrld at llielr asjlinn ini tin- 'M UVdii'-i'lay of t-ach month. Courteous Sir KulgliK Iniln slslf-r eonuiitiliijerie> conJtally iiiviti-d. T.'iAitDNKit. c. s. .Mu.l.l-.ln, Ilftortter. FREEOORN COUNTY BANK. MAUDS. II. ARMSTRONG, I'KIWIJ'E.NT. i Albert -.1 Il.tiikiiiK HUM.....i. Insurance a ttiifruillt. S. H.Cadj, Cashli-r. Z. K. MALLERY, T Old VanJ. Umadway nnd Washington, vmUiofS. M. track. slate at K'- Bros. Hardware. IV NEW FIXTURES! NEW INSTRUMENTS! FINELY FURNISHED ROOMSI taken according to lattst 1. and Artlsti [horuuglily skilled ,ind of ni.uiy will attend to all 1'ncrH as low at the luwfst for the work done. 1'eople [ruin the country as -.M'H aMlici-ity arcimlied la rail and see our lorn photograph. Salis- r.i' lion or no chargf-. W. D. FENHOLT 4 CO., llrouchvay. liausom Bra's Store. H. D. BROWN CO., nf ilhprt T PH Ui mUuil LDQ. 110 EH A liE.VEKAI, Banking Business! City I'roiierty iintl Improved for Sale. Money to Loan! Un Iteal Estate Security at a Ixiw liate of In- terest. it. niton's no. ALBERT LEA MARBLE WORKS. 31. KRttfilXGER, Proprietor, Dealer in all kinds of Table-Tops, Sbelyes, Mantles, etc. only the liest workmen and gnaran- tee satisfaction In every respect. M. BESSINGER, Cor. Clark and Waanlneton Sts.. Albert Lea. BRUNDIN BROS., Meat Market! riKAI.KIlfl IX ALL KINDS OF Frss hand Salt Meats. We keep constantly on hand all kinds of The BEST BRANDS of OYSTERS at the lowest possible prices. weight and prompt delivery guar- anteed all our customers. 8tand, on east side o! 1'roadway adjoining Anderson's restaurant. GRIPMAN BABBITT, -----DEALERS IN---- ICE and DRAYING. WE KEEP IN STOCK ALL QUALITIES and grades of Wood and Coal, and will npply city and farmers' trade at lowest prices. coal always on hand. Wood sawed to order. GRIPMAN BABBITT. Var.d south ol S. M. railroad track. Order Slate, at T. V. Knatvold's and Owen Malmer's. mtTTQ maylrefonnd-onflleacGco. JllllO J.a.tfta> Advertising where advertising rantrecu uiiir be made (or It in NEW THIS BEATS THEM ALL! We have Determined to Close Out! Our Stock as soon as possible, and in order to do so, we shall sell our Entire Stock of 12, o o 0.0 of---- OOtS and At Cost and Below Cost. QURS is a Genuine, First-Class Stock. No j ob lots; no sheriff's or bankrupt shelf-worn goods. WE WILL BEAT ALL CUT PRICES. Our Terms must be cash. It will pay you to call soon. This Means Business. WEUM BERG, Dwight's Old Stand. In Car-Load Lots! Arriving Every Day Direct from the Manufacturers and Biggest Wholesale Clothing Houses of New York and Philadelphia, a MAMMOTH SPRING STOCK Of Men's and Boys' Best and Latest Styles of -ciotningi- THIS is the result of my recent trip East, where 1 bought an Immense Quantity of Clothing to Supply all of our Twelve Eetail Stores. Buying so Extensively I naturally was able to obtain remarkably Close Wholesale Prices, and such as will enable us to supply our Albert at Closer Figures than ever were known in this City. This pleasing fact Are are prepared to prove to all Avho call on us. No Last Year Styles or Last Year Prices! We have an Unusually large line of Youth's, Boys' and Children's Suits, COATS, PANTS, and VESTS WESTWAKD, HO! A Trip to the i'lty I'lacc 1'or a I'oor 1-ctter from 11. K. Xelson. TACOMA, March 215th, Our party from Albert Lea for Tacoma started Feb. 18tli, and stopped at St. Paul some time to look over the city and visit friends. left there in the evening over the Canada 1'acilic rail- road, whose oilicers treated us kindly. There were about 2a persons in our ear, and we had plenty of room. All the passengers on our train were quiet and orderly people, but I felt most at home with our own party. Of ladies we had very few, iliss Birdie Jhirker be- ing the only one in our car. Women j do not travel much through this coun- try, which accounts for the high wages received by the servant girls here. The tirst night the thermometer fell to below zero, but we slept well and comfortably. The scenery along the road, after "we got a certain distance from St. i'aul, was nothing to brag of, all level prairie, with an occasional in- habited dwelling (a miserable hut) to break the monotony. 1 was told that from 20 to 40 bushels of wheat per acre could be raised on these prairies, but nothing could induce me to settle here. Around Grafton and Auburn in Uako- ta we saw some timber, and it looked as though some prosperous farmers lived there. AVhen we got within a couple of hundred miles of the moun- tains the country looked more barren, and was inhabited only by the police and the workmen at the stations. We had police on the train in Canada most of the time. The weather has been nice but very cold, with clear sky every day, and hardly any snow on the prai- rie. A number of Indians came on the train and sold buffalo horns at from 75c. to 81.50 per pair. As we came up in the mountains it grew colder, and the snow got deeper, and at one place a terrible snow storm was raging. The track is laid on the side of the moun- tains and along the rivers as much as possible, and consequently it is very crooked. We saw some magnificent sights here; looking up we could hard- ly see the top of the mountains, and 200 or 300 feet below us we could see the sparkling waters of the river. The crevices and gulches which the road runs over are bridged, and it seems awful to cross them. We passed through several tunnels and snow sheds. Small trees are growing on the mountains, and people live au along the road; their homes are miserable shanties, built of round logs. As we came near Vancouver the snow disap- peared, and grazing cattle were seen on every hand. From Vancouver we went with steamer to Victoria, then changed boat for Tacoma, laid to at Port Townsend and Seattle, and ar- rived at Tacoma on the 23d, at a p. m. We were now at our journey's end, and a very pleasant one it had been. J. H. Parker met us at the wharf, and we were soon lost in the city. I went up town and found my brother P. H. Nel- son and family hale and hearty, and well satisfied with the city of Tacoma. It has rained considerably since I came here, but it comes down still and never pours down as it does in Minne- sota. There has not been a day but what people have worked out doors since I came here. The streets are dry and level, and run north and south; they are hand- somely laid out, and eleven are graded about three miles. The city is located at the head of Commencement Bay on a hillside, about 300 feet above the sea, The streets lie one above the other like benches in a circus tent, and the bay can be seen by all. The panoramic view is magnificent; before you are the calm waters of the bay and the green foliage of the islands m the sound, and behind are the Cascade mountains and the great monarch Mt. Tacoma reach- ing heavenward feet. The moun- tains are 60 miles away, but it looks as though it is only an hour's walk to them. There is quite a building boom here, 250 houses being under construc- tion, keeping over 1000 carpenters busy, but there are many unable to ob- tain employment. A good deal of work is being done on the streets and sewers, but hundreds of common la- borers are inquiring for work every day. This is no place for a poor man to come to; people here have no time to sympathize with them. The city is for the capitalists, and I am satisfied to leave it to them. Real estate is very high, and has doubled in value the past year. No farming land can be found near Tacoma, the soil being gravelly and covered with stones. Tacoma has 6 school houses, a semi- nary, and 19 churches, and it also has 47 saloons. I don't know how many inhabitants it has, but people are pour- ing in here every day. II. E. Which we will Positively Sell at what the Material Alone would Cost. Our first year here was so remarkably successful that AVC are determined to give even Better Bargains in v 1889. We have found that the people appreciate good goods, close profits, and ONE PRICE TO ALL. ONE price to all still holds good, and it is plainly marked on every article. More than this: We Guarantee every article to be as represented, and if there is the least dissatisfaction or complaint in any case, we will take the goods back or make the bargain good in cash. This is Square Dealing; it is right, and we have found that it wins. We extend a cordial invitation to all to call whether they want to buy or not. The BOSTON ONE PRICE CLOTHING STORE, the Biggest in Southern Minnesota. MOREY E. STERN, Prop'r. SA.NULl.Ni: SKUGEANT, j I'iottires ImmviiKc Timber Stc- K0llivi-i of tlis there iM Millions in It, and His Faith Sooms to br ".Veil i-'ouiidiMl. DISEASED BLOOD. Humors, iJlsitlit run s Cnisls, ofilair Ciin-d. I came here about a month ago; Bartholomew (my friend from Chicago) and myself biiiight a controll- ing interest in litickli-y Lumber Co.; a stock company was "organized last August and run by a lot of inex- perienced men. Wr reorganized the company and are now running it on the Minneapolis plan. We are cutting feet per day of ten hours, and can sell three times that amount. trude is almost entirely east of the Cascades, but we can go "right into Ta- coma and compete with any of them if we choose. Our lumber is' about oue- :hird each lir, spruce and cedar while :he mill at (Jig Harbor has scarcely lotliiug but lir. Spruce is per cent ighter to ship than lir, so we can put ,t down east of the mountains much cheaper than the fir mills can do, but '.f they want we can give them all the ir they need as we hau- contracted for -o million feet of lir on the stump and lave 1) years to cut it in. We have the same amount of each spruce and cedar Hid as fast as they glow up we shall close contracts for much again. We mve 10 to 12 years to cut it in. We cutting about as much ou each halt' section as they want In clear about o 25 acres. AS'e have about to acres of the iincst timber avatl- ible to us which wi; have now so sttr- and cut into, so ue will get the vhole of it and our lumber hen- gous jver feet to the acre. You see we lave about 150 to 175 million feet of -imber in sight; it costs DO cents per ihousand ft. on the stump and S3.00 in >ummer and 53.50 in winter to got it ogged and delivered to our ship at mill; so the logs that cut liUO to ou '.he Sound we get for 33.50 and -ii fact we can sell lumber cheaper nan they buy their logs; but time vill tell who become millionaires or 'aupers. We like it well our family, jut Stillman's folks are homesick, ami guess they will go buck to Minnesota iretty soon, as lie thinks it is too hard vork in the mill. JJuekley has 'M) to 00 inhabitants, a good hotel, two good tores, another hotel to be buiit, good chool house, etc.: there are 15 or 10 lew houses under construction: it is a plendidspil about here.level and black is any of the prairies around Albert ea. There are three shingle mills vithin two miles of this town. The own has all been built since last Vugust. I fear 1 have strung this 'tit too much; now visit us and I will ell you the rest. Truly yours, AV. P. Buckley, T., March In Jlemoriiun. At a recent meeting of Kobson Post, G. A. K. the folio wing resolutions were adopted: Whereas, it Ims been the will of the Supreme Commander of the Universe to remove from our ranks, by death, Comrade Charles Dills, late of Oo. C, 5tn Regiment Minnesota Volunteers- Therefore resolved, that in the death of Com- rade Dills our Post has lost a worthy member, whose record (luring the rebellion was a loyal and honorable one to which the surviving mem- bers of bis company cheerfully testify Resolved, that in the deatli of Co'mrade Dills his children lost a kind ami indulgent father and the community in winch lie lived an honest and useful citizen. Kesolved, that we extend to the bereaved fam- ily our deepest sympathy in their anilction. Kesolved, that the adjutant spread these reso- lutions on the records of the Post, and I hat a copy be sent to the bereaved family, and that they be published in the city papers. .1. Q. ANN is, Commander. K. B. FriBKS, O.K. STACY, C. B. KEU.AK, Committee. Late of Co. C, 5th Reg. .Minn. Volls. Letter List. List of letters remaining uncalled lor in the oflice at Albert Lea, Freeborn County Inncsota, for the week ending Marh 30, GENTLKMEN'S LIST. Christ Hanson, S L Jensen, Geo Hobinson, lion S M Jaiisen, Nels Sorenson. J H Holt. Henry Wheeler, K M Kemlenlina, A F Anderson, Jens Peter Nelson Dr F O Brake, Walter Peterson, C D Ashbridge, F 0 Peterson, Albert Fulbruck, c K Tompson. Win Gulbrandson. II Hanson, LADIES' LIST. Anna Olson Stensven, Miss Betsy S Erickson, Miss Anna Giillickson, Miss Emma Gustafson, Miss Carrie Johnson, Miss Anna Nerby, Miss Mary Peterson, Miss Matilda Pederson Parties calling for any of the above will please say giving date of list. To obtain advertised letters will cost 1 cent. Don K. STACY, P. M. Come and see our Mica wall pape at 7% cents a roll. PARKER BRICKJS. Ti'i-rHiie iiioasl a man roulii iinil Faro auil body rovorosl witliav. (til 5'scil tlir JUKI rrtiiark- ahlc 1 eon tract -ni a a U.-4V. i wiili t pii, il IIJUMCUIII, iH'lthyr w liuiu iliil me ;my .jmiil. 1 MilFrrrii all a man CUM MitU-r an.l !m-. ilt ul vmir Ci l n s it Ui- cnnelmlril 10 ir> ihem. knowing if ihe> me ihey eouui make me nu f bvrt. turns; [item about 10 weeks, aul .tin mo-.t b.U'l'V >iiy that 1 al- inoit rid m tin- an ml my laoi; and body. -Mv i-it-i- as bad, if not worse, than that .Mi--, liovninii, spoken of in your hook, am! I would to am cine In tin- same condition to used uriUA and Ihrv nil! surrly be cured. Vmi this i-.-ltcr in the inter- ests of sUli-Tlilt.' hlim.'lUKN. K. V.. A-liiiind.oliio. Covcrcvi witli (7 years. i I irnunlcii u anil si-alp j lor 17 veins. !u' .a tniii-s OKI- t snn-, anil uiv cuvrmt ullh them us ,i- ,i lull i tru-d a meat m.tnv i enn-i.n-s v.jtni'iit tiini! f ust-'d (he Ciniiirx and am in M iiicir u-e I am ci'n-d. I fri-l II ms dim M> jou ami the public to state ca-c K .Liliiesbllly, N. and I Mr. mils tn iliuu dm; .ui.l s. I hud uhilt is ti-nii'-.l jn-iir.hs, a'.i! everything .ui.l n u-d .1 ol tiui-hirs hut mi ii'in f. IMM- bad they in.-. 'Hi.' t'i i 'i i l; Ri cured me. Mr--, n.r I.K.H invented OiJIc'itr.-i S' enir.iics Arc sniil IViee.Ci l u i i: vu-eiits; So.M'iV.; i.M' I'ri'iMr.-ii liv Ihe i'utler !lruur aini I'i- iim-ai t'o.. i.-'sln'i. M .ss- for "lion ,c, I'lir" M..II pages, :a iliiistritli.ns ii'Hl lia) To Crush Competition! ihicago News. One of the largest holders and deal- ers in mining and railroad stocks in he northwest, who has all along been "amiliar with the preliminary dealings f the great steel combine" witli its of capital, admits to a reporter that at present the outlook "or small mine-owners is not at all mght and the combination, with the present tendency of combinations, may drive many of them to the wall. Accentuating the above, the Chicago Inter Ocean, the high-tariff organ par ixcellence says: ''The iron trade has >een in a bad shape for a long time and the negotiations entered into by ;hese three great firms will, if con- summated, effectually put an end to ocal competitio_n, will restore prices ,o a firmer basis, and strengthen the market materially." We call the attention of the public to the above statement so unbluslt- ngly put forward and remind said mblic that they are directly in conflict with the reiterated promises and pre- dictions of every advocate of trade re- striction in this or any other country. The promise of protection, per se, las been that it always tends to craite and encourage local competition, which in turn tends to reduce the price of the protected article, until linaly it can be sold below the price of the foreign product coming into competition with t; and thus that in this way protection always tends to lower, not higher, Drices. On the other hand, 'we now have an acknowledged high-tariff journal asert- ing that, after twenty-five and more years of protection such as the world never before heard of, the steel-rail makers of the United States have just succeeded, by combining their capital, in effectually putting an end to all local competition, in restoring prices to their former higher basis, and in this way have constituted the work- ingman, on the one hand, and the con- suming public, on the other, their unresisting and helpless slaves. Be Sure to Head Carefully. The Pioneer Meat Market has come to the front again fully stocked up with the choicest of all kinds of meat. No pains will be spared to keep up its reputation as a first class market in every respect. Cleanliness: choice meats, good weight, fair prices. All we ask is a trial. K. S. HORMNII. Proprietor. A. II. JIcMiLi.EX. Manager. L. 1'. JE.NSLN, Cutter and Tender. Cemetery Notice. Persons owning Albeit Lea cemetery lots are expected to arrange with the sexton, Mr. lioye, or with the president for their care. The charges will be the same as heretofore and payable in ad- vance. The mowing season will com- mence on the lath of April; will not be expended on any lot this season until after arrangements for their care have been fully completed by the proper parties. Kit-2 D. U. I'ARKEU, President. Flax Seed. Selected and carefully cleaned Hus- sian llax seed for sowing. If you think of sowing llax you should write us for sample ami prices. Oil Jleal reduced to per 100 pounds, cash. The cheapest and best stock food known. 9t6 MANKATO LINSEED OIL Co. Hereford Calves for Sale. I have a fine lot of half-blood Here- lord bull and heifer calves for sale, and recommend them to the farmers of Freeborn county. None ara better, terms reasonable. 0. NELSON, 12-tf Clark's Grove. MI'I.ES, bl.u-k-liiMiN, clipped oily skin prevented by Cl'ilrlUA MK1HCATK1) ACHIM BACK AHD SIDES, Hip, iiml uliTnit" pan i iiiid ril Ij; one siiiituU- by ihe 4'titsciira Anii- J'ain lin- tirsr only ini-j plan- GOOD HORSES Short Horn Cattle! -F'lU SALE AT- llE YEARIJXfi BUM.S AUK ALL KOI.D _L hutlwo; tln-v arc tiflVreil Clirtip. If you want to niaJte Jloni-y anil buy a young Bull Call and raise htm yourself. I have a num- ber oltlncnnps, and will dispose of them at from 525 to 5.C. JPiirc Jireil Coirs unit Heifers, and very promising Coltg for sale. Also a line large Work Team. .4. C. WEDGE. BARGAINS IN Blooded Stock. JOIfi'r for sale cheap one full-blond registered Hereford hull, bred by A. H. Hullis.ten high grade Hereford hulls, tivenly nms. ypnrlini; Hereford heifers, len calves, a good span of mules, ami three, good horses, (iooil terms given, ft will pay yon to come and see this stock. C.VSPKK VT. A.YAISS. Four miles north of Freehorn Village and six miles west of Ilartland. to-nvj T. J..WANEK, of- Aml Dealer In Pipes, Tobaccos, Smokeas' Articles, Etc. Mail Orders Promptly Attended to. ALBERT LEA, MINN Do yon want to Know of IN Wonderful Resources, Delightful Climate, And Bright Future? DO YOU KXPECT TO BECOMK A KKSt- dentof this favored section? If so. write to the undersigned for Oircnlars, etc., descrip- tive of Its (ireat Resources, and of its Splendid Opportunities for Investment. Il.lUKBK Ellenxbiirg, IV. T. YELLOW SIGNS. YELLOW TUBS. Use "Peerless Brand" Fresh Raw Oysters, Selected and packed with cleanliness and care C. H. PEARSON CO., KAkVmiOKK, They are Aik your for Them. iNEWSPAFERr SlEWSFAPERl ;